This year, the ever-popular Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition will be returning to the Warwickshire Event Centre from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th October. It is established as one of the leading model engineering exhibitions and one of the longest running shows of its kind in the UK. Over four days it is a comprehensive exhibition and shopping opportunity for model engineers.

More details here.

There are 32 classes of which 16 are competition and 16 are display.  These classes include: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, Stationary and Internal Combustion Engines.  Models still under construction can also be entered into the display classes.  It’s free to take part and a commemorative plaque and exhibitor’s certificate will be presented to every entrant, with trophies and cash prizes awarded to winners.

Special displays include:

  1. A range of models to celebrate the 85th Anniversary of The Flying Scotsman reaching 100mph.

  2. A display from the Rugby Model Engineering Society to commemorate its 70th Anniversary.

  3. A display of models to celebrate 20 years of ownership by Andy Clarke of Polly Model Engineering.

  4. The 00 Live Steam Club Layout and Speed Challenge.

  5. Meccano celebrating the 130th Anniversary of the Eiffel Tower.

  6. A unique display of seven identical 5” Gauge Pullman Cars.

Around 50 of the leading suppliers to the model engineering world will be there, and the exhibition showcases hundreds of models from around 40 societies and individuals for visitors to enjoy along with outside attractions, workshops and lectures.

Organizers, Meridienne Exhibitions, say: “The exhibition remains focused on the core model engineer modellers who have a real passion for what they do - whether they be new to the hobby or experienced and acknowledged modellers.”

Ticket details here.


17D Miniatures

Abbots Model Engineering

Aerospace Surplus Trader

Allendale DRO


BB Engineering Supplies

Beugler Pinstripping Tools

Blackgates Engineering

Chester Machine Tools

Chiltern Model Steam Engines

Cloud 9

CNC4You Ltd

College Engineering Supply

CuP Alloys (Metal Joining) Ltd

Engineers Emporium

Eric’s Railway Art

Exglo UK

FiveStar/Starloc Adhesives


Greenwood Tools Ltd

Hafixs Industrial Products

HJH Tooling Ltd

Home and Workshop Machinery

J B Cutting Tools

J L D Fittings

Just the Ticket supplies

Keith Robinson tools

Kontax Engineering Ltd

Large Scale Locmotives

Le Tonkinois Varnish

Live Steam Models Ltd

Model Engineers Laser

Myford Ltd

Noggin End Metals

PNP Railways

Polly Model Engineering

Power Capacitors

RDG Tools Ltd.

Solder Connection

Station Road Steam

Steam Age Nameplates

Stuart Models (UK) Ltd

TEE Publishing Ltd.

The Allendale Group

The Craftlight Company

The Engineers Emporium

Tracy Tools Ltd

Turbotrade UK

Walker Midgley Insurance Brokers